Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Climate Action Meets The Piecemeal Problem

Meeting NYC's legal mandate to cut its carbon footprint 80% by 2050 is a tall — and essential — order. To cite Benjamin Franklin, "Never confuse motion with action."

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Richard LeighSnapshot

Living Better Electrically

The Extinction Rebellion is right! The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5°C report is right! Human civilization will be unalterably diminished or even wiped out by climate change, not this year, but if current practice continues, during this century. What is to be done? The solution is blindingly obvious...

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In the Media

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Covering Climate

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Subway Reading

Climate Candidate Not Lifted By Rising Climate Concern

Why isn't Jay Inslee, running for President on a sweeping climate action agenda, getting a boost from rising public alarm over our disrupted climate?

For NY'ers From Transit Deserts...

...Congestion pricing is not refreshing

More Reasons To Love City Parks

With temperatures on the rise, parks are a reliable respite from the city heat + Washinton DC tops the ParkScore Index for 2019

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In The Carbon Age

Congestion Pricing: London Lessons

London launched congestion pricing in 2003, what are the lessons for NYC?

FERC: Powerful Power Agency

Care about climate change? Then, read up on FERC, a little-known federal agency with a big impact on US energy policies

Renewable Electricity - Promises Kept

29 states have clean electricity standards, here's proof they're working + now are price-competitive too

Worldwide

Too Close For Comfort

It's Official

The Earth has entered the Anthropocene Epoch, per an influential scientific panel, here's why

EU Elections And Green Momentum

Could climate protection + sustainability be the losers in the upcoming European Parliament elections?

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Closer Look: Demolition
6 Jun
A demolition permit has been filed for the Union Carbide Building, in a city that generates roughly seven million tons of construction + demolition debris a year. NYC is also home to 23 (soon to be 24) of the world’s tallest intentionally demolished buildings. Take a closer look at demolition impacts as well as alternative pathways for preservation + sustainability
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City Of Water Day
13 Jul
The 12th annual City of Water Day gets people to, on, and in the water by offering the chance to get to know local marine life; participate in crafts + science experiments + meet the organizations that connect us to our waterfront. It's free + for all ages
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Taking Action
27 Oct
Young people everywhere are demanding society confront the climate crisis with a new level of urgency + this inspires an exhibit featuring hands-on learning about solutions June 1 – October 27
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